‘Take the World but Give Me Jesus’

Erlene didn’t have to twist my arm to get me to post this classic hymn by Fanny Crosby, Take the World but Give Me Jesus. It’s sung by Voice of Praise, and I wish I knew who provided the photographs.

The beauty of nature is an important witness to God’s glory as its creator, sustainer, and redeemer. It can move us emotionally, because our God intended that it should. To separate the natural world from its Creator is folly–and I don’t think “sin” is too strong a word for it.

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

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